Step back in time and discover the grimy streets of Leeds in 1842. Explore the sights, sounds and smells of Victorian life and meet the characters that lived there. What was life really like amongst the rats and bedbugs? Enter an operating theatre and experience first-hand the horror of 1840s surgery. 



Contact and Getting Here

Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 7LN

0113 244 4343

The museum is located next to St James’s hospital and on major bus routes from Leeds city centre.

Opening times

Seven days a week from 10am-5pm

Open until 8.30pm every third Thursday of the month.

Disabled Access

Disabled car parking on site. Lift to all floors. Wheelchair available to loan on request

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